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Alaska company, road focus of History Channel's 13-part TV series

...get," she said. The production company was only allowed to film and go to one North Slope ice road on its way to Oooguruk Island, due to oil company security and safety issues. The series centers on Sourdough George Spears, nicknamed "The...
Alaska Digest

...contaminated mud - a mixture of bit lubricant and chemicals drawn from the drilled hole - through ice fissures on Oooguruk Island in March 2003, oil industry critic Chuck Hamel of Alexandria, Va., said Tuesday in a telephone interview with...
Company gambles on oil exploration

OOOGURUK ISLAND, Alaska - Drilling in a field capable of yielding as much as 90 million...the 10-year-old company sits poised to begin drilling wells from Oooguruk Island in a few weeks and producing oil by the first half of next year. Pioneer...
Pioneer, ConocoPhillips agree to boost North Slope production

...another critical achievement in bringing the Oooguruk project online." The Irving, Texas-based Pioneer built Oooguruk Island about three miles offshore in the Arctic Ocean where it hopes to produce as much as 90 million barrels of oil over...


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